Health Blog

Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) on Patellofemoral Pain

September 16th, 2019

We are proud to announce the publication of the New Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) on Patellofemoral Pain. We thank all the Authors, Editors, Reviewers, and the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT) for all their work in creating this invaluable resource. For those who are unaware, patellofemoral pain is located in the knee.

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Stay Active By Incorporating These 5 Easy Steps into Your Lifestyle

August 12th, 2019

With your busy life, it can be difficult to find time for physical activity. We all understand too well the lengthy to-do list that never seems to get completed. After a full day of work, running errands, making dinner, and still trying to find time to relax, it can be tough to try and force

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Physical Therapy: Treating Arthritis the Safe and Easy Way

August 5th, 2019

Anyone living with arthritis knows how debilitating it can be. Several people dealing with arthritic aches and pains end up resorting to steroid injections, antirheumatic drugs, or even joint replacement surgery, in order to manage their pain. However, physical therapy itself has proven successful for many arthritis sufferers. Before turning to potentially harmful drugs or

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Relieve Your Lower Back Pain with These 3 Simple Steps

July 16th, 2019

If you have been living with lower back pain, you know how limiting it can be. While it may seem simple to relieve the pain with prescription medications, our current opioid epidemic has left people in search of less harmful solutions. Fortunately, physical therapy can be that very solution. A study published by BMC Health

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How Does Nutrition Help Relieve Pain and Inflammation?

July 10th, 2019

Are you living with chronic pain or inflammation? If so, there may be a simple solution for you: changing your eating habits. Proper nutrition can play an important role in managing your discomfort. Many people live with chronic pains every day, unaware that simply eating the right foods can actually help them find relief. Maintaining

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Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physical Therapy

June 10th, 2019

Lower back pain is a sensation all too familiar to millions of people. This ache can hinder many aspects of your life: working, spending time with friends and family, partaking in the activities you enjoy, and even just relaxing. If lower back pain is plaguing your everyday life, it is important that you find relief as soon as you can.

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How Physical Therapy can Put an End to Nagging Headaches

May 20th, 2019

The minute you feel that familiar pain and pressure coming on, you know you’re in for a bad time. Headaches are regrettable commonplace in today’s world, with 80 to 90 percent of Americans enduring a tension headache at some point or other. But while some headaches are caused by biochemical imbalances, hypertension, tumors or other causes, many of them are the direct result of musculoskeletal problems.

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Massage

October 16th, 2018

We are thrilled to offer Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Massage at our Midtown East and Rockefeller Center offices.  Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Massage is a manual therapy technique that directly effects irregular muscle and connective tissue that limits a person’s motion and strength as they move through their daily lives. With the instruments the therapist

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Text Neck

May 31st, 2018

Your Smart Phone Could Be Rapidly Aging Your Spine Chances are that you probably haven’t given much thought to how your neck and back are faring in the era of the smart phone, but studies show that you most certainly should. It’s practically a reflex these days to pull out our smart phones when we’re

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Eagles Star QB Goes Down With ACL Tear by Sean Sullivan, PT, DPT

December 12th, 2017

The Philadelphia Eagles faced off against NFC rival Los Angeles Rams in a contest that many think could be a potential NFC Championship preview.  The Eagles came out with a victory, winning 43-35 but suffered a more important loss.  In the third quarter, the Eagles star quarterback Carson Wentz dived forward for what was initially

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